The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World's Most Disruptive Company

The Amazon Way Leadership Principles Behind the World s Most Disruptive Company Revised second edition in September Interested in innovating and creating a customer focused culture like In The Way Rossman introduces readers to the unique corporate culture of the world s lar

  • Title: The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World's Most Disruptive Company
  • Author: John Rossman Ryan Masters Terry Jones Clifford Cancelosi Randy Miller Karl Weber Greg Shaw
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Revised second edition in September, 2016Interested in innovating and creating a customer focused culture like In The Way, Rossman introduces readers to the unique corporate culture of the world s largest Internet retailer, with a focus on the fourteen leadership principles that have guided and shaped its decisions and its distinctive leadership culture aRevised second edition in September, 2016Interested in innovating and creating a customer focused culture like In The Way, Rossman introduces readers to the unique corporate culture of the world s largest Internet retailer, with a focus on the fourteen leadership principles that have guided and shaped its decisions and its distinctive leadership culture as only an insider could do Peppered with humorous and enlightening firsthand anecdotes from the author s career at , this revealing business guide is also filled with the valuable lessons that have served Jeff Bezos s everything store so well providing expert advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, CEOs, and investors alike In just twenty years, has gone from a start up internet bookseller to a global company revolutionizing and disrupting multiple industries, including retail, publishing, logistics, devices, apparel, and cloud computing But what is at the heart of s rise to success Is it the tens of millions of items in stock, the company s technological prowess, or the many customer service innovations like one click As a leader at who had a front row seat during its formative years, John Rossman understands the iconic company better than most From the launch of s third party seller program to their foray into enterprise services, he witnessed it all the amazing successes, the little known failures, and the experiments whose outcomes are still in doubt.

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    1. I enjoyed the book. Interesting principles, good to know and aknowledge not to go to for a work. Really, don’t want to change my “Country Club” to these Day 1 principles, internal budget optimizations, almost military discipline and lower then average income philosophy. As a customer I mostly satisfied with services they built. But they are not ideal and tranperent for end users in many cases from my personal experience. Not that good as they think about. Especially, in cases related to i [...]

    2. Good concise summary of ’s valuesThis is a quick read. I finished it in a single sitting. That said, if you’re interested in how works it may be the most accessible way to understand the company’s internal culture. I came away with a much deeper respect not just for Bezos and ’s early corporate team, but for every worker who’s managed to persevere there over the years. I also learned a great deal more about the best aspects of ’s famously “gladiatorial” method of getting things [...]

    3. Good, quick readThere isn’t much waste or repetition in this book. The principals are laid out neatly with specific situations to illustrate points. Is it a game changer? Probably not for most and the reason has nothing to do with this book. It has everything to do with your Orgs ability to see these principals through.

    4. Concise book on 's 14 Leadership Principles Concise and great description of the fourteen Leadership principles. I've also enjoyed so much the two appendices. The facts that the author was an amazonian helps to better understand each of these principles and many of them can be adapted to forge team's culture.

    5. Must read for newbies of As an outsider to , gives you an insight on the culture and values of the company and clearly summarizes on what it takes to be a platform company giving value to customers.

    6. A definition of the RightStuffEnlightening, provocative, and new. Some people I spoke with had not yet heard of this book. Takes the 14 Principles off the wall and makes them addressable. Inspiring with a push to action.

    7. Good readAn excellent peep in to the world's largest ecommerce Company & why it is way ahead of the competition. In a way Jeff Bezos is similar to Steve Jobs in his incredible drive & passion for serving the customers better.

    8. Great insights Enjoyed learning about the leadership principles of and stories behind them! I would recommend this to anyone looking to think differently about their business culture.

    9. Short and incredible usefulConcisely told stories illustrating what can make a company successful, but not just a company but also an individual at a company.

    10. A rule book did every entrepreneurThis books doesn’t cover much about how a business should be run but the guidelines can be taken as criteria for our day-to-day decision making.

    11. Great read ahead for AWS interview processEasy read. Good relatable examples. In prep for my upcoming phone interview with the hiring manager, I need to draft a list of my examples of these 14 principles. Concise and to the point. Good homework exercise for the interview.

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